Good News Stories

Kybrook Community open for activities

August 28, 2020

After COVID-19 restrictions forced closures, the Kybrook Community is open for activities again and the residents couldn’t be happier.

We are all in this together.

May 06, 2020

Last Friday the RISE Katherine office provided around 70 warm take away stews to our job seekers who have been effected by the COVID-19 restrictions.

Essential Service workers commence to support COVID-19.

April 15, 2020

It is essential for community stores to remain open during this time

Kybrook Men’s activity getting their hands dirty

April 09, 2020

Over the past few months, the Kybrook Men’s Activity have been working with the EON Foundation and its employees to construct a community garden to supply the community with fresh veggies.
Up until the COVID-19 closure the team have installed reticulation and garden beds and planted pumpkins and chilli plants.

Construction has also begun on extending the garden shed into a green-house to raise the seedlings for further planting.
It was very hard ground but the team all pitched in to get the task done.

Plans are also in place to construct a fence around the gardens when the activities open back up again and we cannot wait to dig in when the restrictions are lifted.

Our job seeker still loving his job after two years

April 03, 2020

Still loving his job two years later

Kowanyama licensed to drive

March 31, 2020

Before the breakout of the COVID-19 pandemic, the RISE Ventures team managed to arrange for a record number of job seekers in Kowanyama to obtain and renew their drivers’ licenses. This was made possible through a lot of pre-planning and hard work from a great dedicated team. We assisted in obtaining IDs and getting the…

Australian Day 2020

January 24, 2020

Australian Day 2020

Lots of Arts and Crafts activity in Katherine

January 23, 2020

Some of the Crafty Crew have been very busy making Joey pouches for the WildFire Rescue facilities in the southern states that have been devastated by the bushfires.

Mayors and CEO’s Conference

November 06, 2019

As part of the Governments ‘Room to Breathe project’ houses in the Kybrook community are being renovated

Lots of activity in the Kybrook Community!!

October 28, 2019

As part of the Governments ‘Room to Breathe project’ houses in the Kybrook community are being renovated